"John Rota displayed lush anemone blossoms using whimsical tier stacking influenced by his nephew, who loves the game Jenga. Careful with that knife! Fondant cake with gum-paste flowers,15 dollars per slice, John Rota Cake Artistry, Cake Crumbs, Encino, CA"
"For a kicky midcentury mix, Erica O'Brien married two iconic Jonathan Adler designs: an airbrushed wallpaper pattern and a starburst mirror frame with an embossed monogram. Fondant cake with stencilwork and a hand-cut medallion, 12 dollars per slice, Erica O'Brien Cake Design, Long Beach, CA"
Rebecca Salinas got crafty with this three-tier beauty—the flowers were modeled after a rubber daisy stamp. Navy royal icing took the place of ink. Fondant cake with hand-piped flowers and a fondant-covered base, $7 per slice, Sweet Cakes by Rebecca, Citrus Heights, CA; stand, Delightfully Lovely